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Ladakh Lakes Tour

Day 1: Arrive Leh

On arrival at Leh airport, our representative will be there to meet you and transfer to the pre booked hotel/guest house for check in. Rest of the day is free for relax and acclimatisation as this is necessary for getting acclimatised at the high altitude. In the evening, one can visit the colourful market of Leh. An overnight stay in the hotel/guesthouse.

Day 2: Leh – Shey – Thiksey – Hemis

Today In the morning after breakfast we will go for the sightseeing tour to explore some of the ancient monasteries in Leh. We will start with Shey Gompa is located approximately 15 kms from Leh. Earlier it used to be the summer palace of the kings of Ladakh. There are lots of Stupa and Gompas built around the palace. Shey palace was built in the beginning of 17’Th century AD by Deldan Namgyal. Thereafter, visit the Thiksey Gompa is considered to be one of the most beautiful monasteries in Ladakh. Hemis Gompa is one of the most famous and largest monasteries in Ladakh. It was founded in the early 17th century and belongs to the Drukpa order. Later return back to the hotel/guest house for a night stay.

Day 3: Leh – Pangong Lake (145 kms per way)

Today after early breakfast, we will drive to Pangong Tso Lake. From Leh, we will reach Karu, an army camp on Leh – Manali road and then turn left and cross Changla Pass (17500 ft) to finally reach the Pangong Lake. Half of the lake’s part comes under china and rest half in India. An overnight stay at the hotel/Camps.

Day 4: Pangong Lake – Leh

In the morning after breakfast, we drive back to Leh the same route for Leh. On arrival at Leh, check in at the hotel. Evening is free for leisure or to visit the local market. An overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Tso Moriri

Day 5: Leh – Likir – Alchi – Lamayuru (125 KMS approx)

After breakfast in the morning, we will drive to Lamayuru to see the magnificent confluence of Zanskar and Indus River. En route, we will visit Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic hill, Likir Monastery and Alchi Monastery. In the evening, we will arrive at Lamayuru. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Lamayuru .

Day 6: Lamayuru – Leh

Today after breakfast in the morning, we will visit the Lamayuru monastery and be a part of the morning religious ceremony. Here one can have a soothing and spiritual experience among those warm and friendly monks. On the way back to Leh, we can visit Basgo monastery, which is famous for its statue of Buddha. An overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.

Day 7: Leh – Upshi – Tso Moriri (215 kms/7-8 hrs)

We will leave early in the morning today to drive along Indus River into the Rupshu Valley. It will be a nice wilderness drive up to Tsomoriri Lake. Arrive reaching Tsomoriri by late noon, check-in at the camp. In the evening relax and enjoy an overnight at the tented Camp in the Karzok village by lake side. Karzok is the only village and one of the most high altitude settlements in Ladakh.

Day 8: Tso Moriri Lake – Tsokar Lake – Tanglang La Pass – Leh tsokar-lake

After breakfast in the morning, we will drive to reach Tsokar via Puga by covering 75 km long stretch in about 3-4 hours. Tsokar Lake (4485 m) is also known as the White Lake because of salt deposits around it. It is about 45 km northwest of the Tsomoriri Lake. Tsokar is so salty that salt extracted from its margins are still sold all over Ladakh. Later, we will continue our drive and reach the Manali-Leh highway. Later, we will drive down towards Leh via Tanglang la (5415 m), the 2nd highest motorable road in Ladakh. En route, we will drive and passes through many beautiful villages of Rumptse, Gya, Miru and Lato. On arrival in Leh, check into the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 9: Leh

In the morning after having breakfast, Check out from the hotel and transfer to Leh domestic airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination.

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